My truck is running really rough after changing transmissions.

Asked by Apr 04, 2015 at 12:35 PM about the 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr SS/T Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1998 dodge ram 1500 3.2
liter. I changed the transmission to a
5.2. Since then it's running really
rough. Its bucking, backfiring, and
running really bad. I've chEcked the
distributor cap, router button button,
and wire.

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have you had it plugged in and checked? even with no "engine light" on, you may still have a detectable problem. I had a similar issue. ended up being the cam sensor

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could also be your crank sensor since that will be moved around during the trans swap. Did someone tell you the trans swap was compatible?

I would really consider the cam positioning sensor mine was running that way and thats what it was

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